In Language Everyone can Understand. Here, at last, is a modern version of one of Shakespeare's most famous tragedies. Written in today's English, this powerful tale of ghosts, murder and revenge takes on new meaning and dramatic impact. Now, everyone can be enthralled by the tragic story of the young prince, Hamlet, his beloved Ophelia, and the quest for vengeance that destroyed them both. The complete original text is laid out side-by-side with the full modern version. Ideal for instant reference and understanding. A must-have Shakespeare companion, whether you are reading Hamlet for the first time or studying for an exam.Shakespeare, William is the author of 'Hamlet', published 1986 under ISBN 9780812036381 and ISBN 0812036387.